- 3 leeks, sliced into thin coins
- 2 potatoes, cut into small pieces
- 1 onion, sliced
- 1 chicken bouillon cube
- 100 ml heavy cream
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons butter
- fresh thyme
Leek and Potato Velvet Soup
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- In a medium pot, add the butter, olive oil, onions and leeks. Sauté until softened.
- Add the potatoes, thyme, bouillon cube, ½ liter of water, salt and pepper. Boil for 20 minutes or until vegetables soften.
- Add the heavy cream and boil for another 1-2 minutes.
- Season to taste.
- Transfer soup to a blender. You can also pass it through a sieve to make it even more creamy velvety.
Serve with croutons, some cheese and fresh parsley!!!
Nutrition information per portion
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Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.
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A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily
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